AUSU Annual Members Meeting

Once each year, AU students are invited to come and hear what’s happening with AUSU.  It is also an opportunity for AUSU members to bring up topics and give some feedback and direction about what AUSU should focus on.  The topics raised at the meeting have been discussed and approved by council but it’s an… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  Ken and Janny Hutchinson Scholarship in Architecture Sponsored by:  AU, with donations from Daytona Homes and Ralph Hutchinson Deadline:  September 1, 2018 Potential payout:  $1500 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be RAIC Syllabus students or AU students in either the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Architecture or the B.Sc. in Architecture. What’s required:  A completed application… Read more »

20 Fun Ways Students Can Recycle

Watch any news channel and chances are you will hear about another disturbing overflow of plastic and other garbage polluting our environment.  While it may seem daunting to overcome the damage that has been done, there is strength in everyone pitching in, in their own way, to reduce garbage and begin to reverse the effects… Read more »

Vintage Voice

To celebrate Thrift Shop Day, August 17, we sorted through heaps of still perfectly good articles to find these vintage gems. Minimalist Max.  Student Max Birkner describes his minimalistic life—so perfect for the starving student!  “It took me an hour to move into this place (it was furnished). The move was completed when my girlfriend… Read more »

Council Connection-August 9, 2018 Meeting

AUSU’s monthly Council meeting, held on Thursday August 9th at 6:30 was a quick and smooth one.  It was followed by the annual Member’s Meeting.  Despite some dial-in issues at the beginning, there were twenty participants listening in (including Council and Staff) and discussion at both meetings was positive.  Councillors Julian Teterenko and Vice-President External… Read more »

Student Sizzle

AthaU Facebook Group Brit expresses concern about invasive questions on an HLST 200 assignment; other students agree the questions seemed way too personal. Liam posts a heads-up that a Moodle upgrade will be rolled out August 27. Olivia polls students on a potential used textbook buy/sell group. Other posts include accessing AU library materials, getting… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

Hamilton Meet & Greet Sat, August 18, 1:00 to 3:00 pm EDT Boston Pizza, 1563 Main St West, Hamilton ON In person Hosted by AUSU No pre-registration required Prince George Meet & Greet Mon, August 20, 7:00 to 9:00 pm PDT Pine Centre Starbucks, 31361 Massey Dr, Prince George BC In person Hosted by… Read more »

In Conversation—with Bourgeois Mystics

Bourgeois Mystics are a crew of eccentric art rockers generating a host of sounds that will delight and amaze you ‘til the cows come home.  An abundance of weirdness belies their strong work ethic, discipline, and focus.  The video for their cover of the Bollywood cult classic “Jaan Pehechan Ho” is a case in point. … Read more »

Minds We Meet—AUGSA Councillor Crys Vincent

Crys Vincent is a Councillor in the Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association.  Here we get to know some more about one of our fabulous graduate student councillors.  This interview was conducted in mid-May. What brought you to AU and the AUGSA? Well, I guess I am a bit of a nerd,  but I read all the… Read more »

AUSU Update!

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES August 17th: Facebook Live August 18th: Hamilton Meet & Greet August 20th: Prince George Meet & Greet August 24th: Athabasca meet & Greet September 13th: Public Council Meeting AU’s Learning Framework “”AU… Read more »